Monday, September 14th, 2009

MAC @ Adam

The Look

“She’s a tan, aristocratic girl hanging out in New York at the end of summer after vacationing all over Italy and France. Beautifully polished, effortless and comfortable.” — Romy Soleimani

Get the Look

  • Eye: Modelette eyeshadow softly swept over lids with a 217 brush for a velvety-sheer texture. Light Beige Gold crushed metal pigment applied using a 219 brush to accent the inner corners of the eyes. Fling and Lingering brow pencils to lightly define and fill in brows. Brow Set Gel brushed upwards to hold brows in place. No mascara.
  • Face: Face and Body Foundation in C5 applied to skin to prep the skin. Matte Bronze bronzing powder and golden bronzer mixed together and applied all over the face. Refined Golden Bronzer dusted onto cheeks for a tawny, sun-kissed look.
  • Lip: Fresh Brew lipstick mixed together and lightly patted on lips. Matte Mixing Medium patted on top to create a matte yet sheer and plush look.

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Monday, September 14th, 2009

MAC @ Jason Wu

The Look

“Monochromatic chic with a little edge and rawness. A Tim Burton girl – big, simple, sparkling eyes and amazing bold lips that look as though they were stamped on.” — Lucia Peroni

Get the Look

  • Eye: Kid and Cork eyeshadows applied with 217 brush to softly contour upper and lower lids. Crushed Metal Pigment lightly tapped with fingers to lid and to inner corners of eye to add slight sparkle effect. Teddy eye kohl smudged into roots of upper lash line and applied to lower water line. Black Dazzle dazzlelash mascara swept lightly onto top and bottom lashes.
  • Face: Face and Body foundation brushed onto skin to sheer out skin for a super light, dewy finish. Mineralize Skinfinish Natural to set.
  • Lip: Lip 1: Brick lip pencil to lie the lips; Russian Red lipstick brushed onto lip to create bright bold red lip. Lip 2: PRO Sin and Media lipsticks brushed onto lips as base; Burgundy lip mix layered over base to create a deep blackberry-currant lip. Lip 3: Currant lip pencil with mix of PRO Smoked Purple and Cyber Satin.

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Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Frederic Fekkai @ NYFW S/S ’10 for Rag & Bone

The Look

Teddy Charles, lead stylist for Frédéric Fekkai, created a rough and tousled look full of texture and volume for the Rag & Bone Spring 2010 show.

Get the Look

After a few spritzes of Fekkai Tousled Wave Spray he rolled hair to make it piecey. He then wrapped and teased the hair into messy tendrils with Fekkai Full Blown Volume Lifting Hairspray. He completed the look with the Fekkai Au Natural Dry Shampoo to create a matte finish.

Fekkai Coiff Océanique Tousled Wave Spray – Create a tousled, wavy look with this lightweight styling mist. Touchable polymers help to form and rejuvenate waves with flexible control.

Fekkai Full Blown Volume Lifting Hairspray – This lightweight formula holds volume to lift the roots and delivers powerful fullness that is never stiff or sticky.

Fekkai Au Naturel Powder Clean Dry Shampoo: This naturally formulated product free of sulfates, parabens, dyes and synthetic fragrances, gently cleanses hair with a natural botanical blend, infuses hair with conditioning ingredients, removes excess oil and builds volume. Hair is left refreshed and revived without the use of water.

Friday, September 11th, 2009

MAC @ NYFW S/S ’10 for BCBG

The Look

“It’s all about the individual. The look is finished but not made up.” — Lisa Butler for BCBG

Get the Look

  • EYE: Zoom Lash in Zoomblack – applied to lash line as messy but chic liner with a 205 Mascara Fan Brush. Zoomblack Mascara – applied to upper and lower lashes. Zoomblack Mascara- applied to upper and lower lashes
  • FACE: Mineralize SP F15 Foundation – applied to skin where needed and under eyes with 217 Blending Brush.
  • LIP: Lip Conditioner – matted down onto lips with sponge.

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Friday, September 11th, 2009

Davines @ Hayden Harnett

Nackie Karcher, owner and head stylist of Parlour Salon in Brooklyn, and Davines completed looks for Hayden Harnett’s spring 2010 collection.

The Look

Inspired by a “stranded in the desert” look, Nackie played with the models’ natural hair texture, utilizing fishtail braids and side ponytails secured with leather bands.

Get the Look

Nackie spritzed Davines DEDE Conditioner and Defining Texturizer in the models hair to add texture and volume. After securing the hair on the side, Nackie sprayed Defining Glam Power Spray and curled ends with an iron.

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